Iberian Digital Media Research and Fact-Checking Hub (IBERIFIER)

Funding company


IBERIFIER is an Iberian hub that aims to tackle disinformation in Spain and Portugal by bringing together a consortium of 23 partners, composed of 12 universities, 5 independent fact-checking organisations and publicly-owned news agencies, and 6 leading institutions on strategic analysis, computer and data science, and media research.

With the support of public authorities of both countries, relevant media organisations, several scientific and professional associations, as well as some other stakeholders, the activities of this Action comprise: (1) scientific research and analysis for the security and development of the Iberian digital media ecosystem; (2) factchecking in three languages (Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan); (3) computer and data research aimed at developing systems for early detection of disinformation; (4) strategic analyses about the impacts of disinformation on areas such as politics, economy, social and security issues, science and technology, and the media industry; and (5) development of media literacy, through a set of activities targeted mainly to young people, journalists and citizens in general.

ID: TENtec number 2020-EU-IA-0252: 29374659
Scope: International
Funding support: 1470000 €


Start date

September 1, 2021

End Date

February 29, 2024

Research areas


Principal investigator

Dr. David Camacho


Asociación Maldita contra la desinformación
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Universidad de Granada
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Universitat Politècnica de València
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche
Associació Verificat
Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología, F.S.P.
Universitat de València
Real Instituto Elcano
Inevitável e Fundamental – Polígrafo
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Centro Protocolar de Formação Profissional para Jornalistas – Cenjor
Instituto Universitário de Lisboa – Iscte
OberCom – Observatório da Comunicação
Universidade de Aveiro
Fundación Universitaria San Pablo-CEU
Lusa, Agência de Noticias de Portugal SA
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Agencia EFE SAU, SME
Associação Literacia Para os Media e Jornalismo

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Project: Iberian Digital Media Research and Fact-Checking Hub (IBERIFIER)
November 22, 2021 - December 3, 2021

Postgraduate researcher. Temporary contract for a specific project or service charged to Research Projects